23rd Jan 2011

Fog at Mount Calvary Cemetery

Fog at Mount Calvary Cemetery

09th Jan 2011

Chinese Gardens in Winter

Chinese Gardens in Winter

14th Nov 2010

First Congregational Church – Portland Oregon

First Congregational Church – Portland The Historic First Congregational Church in Oregon. “The First Congregational Church of Portland Organized in 1851 and an integral part of Portland’s history, the congregation...

15th Aug 2010

"A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial"

A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial The “A Lewis and Clark Botanical Memorial” history sign is on Naito Parkway just next to the Burnside Bridge in Portland. The placement, and...

18th Jun 2010

Portland’s First Public School

Portland’s First Public School Portland’s “Living Room,” AKA Pioneer Square is the location of these two signs. Both were installed to commemorate the first Public School Building built in Portland....

27th May 2010

Danford Balch Homesite and "Witches Castle"

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” In Northwest Portland just Northwest of where the Lewis and Clark Exposition was held is Danford Balch’s Homesite (or as the sign in the...

28th Apr 2010

The Willamette Stone

The Willamette Stone These little metal markers are dotted all over the United States. They’re embedded in side walks and in the middle of streets. Usually they have a cross...

28th Apr 2010

St. Frances Apartments – Portland Oregon

St. Frances Apartments – Portland Oregon These are the St. Frances Apartments on NW 21st in Portland. It is one of two buildings (that I know of,) in Portland that...

28th Dec 2009

Christmas Made in Oregon Sign

Christmas Made in Oregon Sign It sounds as is the University of Oregon has backed down from changing Portland’s landmark “Made in Oregon” sign. Here it is with it’s holiday...

19th Nov 2009

Art Cars

Art Cars Part of Portland’s “Keep Portland Weird” slogan seems to be the “Art Car.” These are normal, every day vehicles that have been modified, painted, glued, glittered, and weighed...

14th Nov 2009

The "Umbrella Man" Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...

14th Nov 2009

The “Umbrella Man” Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...